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New Image Painting

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A vague term applied since the late 1970s to the work of certain painters who employ a strident figurative style, often with cartoon-like imagery and abrasive handling owing something to...

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Amer, Ghada

Chika Okeke-Agulu.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa; Contemporary Art. 638 words.

(b Cairo, May 22, 1963).

American painter, sculptor, fibre and installation artist of Egyptian birth. Amer, one of the few young artists of African origin to gain prominence in...